WILMINGTON — Margaret Ann Long Piner, 89 of Wilmington went to be with her Lord on November 19, 2022, in her home surrounded by her family. Margaret was born in Wilmington on December 13, 1932, and grew up in the Dry Pond area.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, William “Billy” Ray Piner Sr.; parents William Ardell and Lillie Dell Pope Long; siblings, Charlotte Guyton, Betsy Rivenbark, Faye Williams and Billy Long.
Margaret has five children, Teresa Elmore (John), Brenda Donnell (Brad), Ray Piner (Denise), Donna Piner and Melisa Heath (Russ), 10 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.
Margaret was an active member of Silver Lake Baptist Church since 1957. The church, WMU, the members and her friends were an important part of her life. She was truly loved by all.
Services will be held at Silver Lake Baptist Church, 4715 Carolina Beach Road Wilmington, NC 28412 on Saturday, November 26. Pastor Steve Gasque will officiate all services. Visitation will be at 10 AM and the memorial service at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare or Lottie Moon Christmas offering in c/o Silver Lake Baptist Church. A special thank you to Sonja “Sunny” Bartlett, and Ellis Furst of God’s Girls and Vanessa and Jamie of Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.